SWEARING-IN CEREMONY, JAN. 1, 2015, 3 P.M. - PULASKI COUNTY COURTHOUSE ROTUNDA
Larry Jegley is the Prosecuting Attorney for the Sixth Judicial District, State of Arkansas, Pulaski and Perry Counties. Mr. Jegley has served in that capacity for 18 years. Jegley began his career at the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office as Chief Deputy in 1991. In 1996 he was elected as Prosecuting Attorney.
He will be sworn into his seventh term as Prosecuting Attorney by The Hon. Chris Piazza, on January 1, 2015, followed by the swearing-in of his Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys. The ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. in the Pulaski County Courthouse Rotunda, 400 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR. The public and media are invited to attend. The Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Sixth Judicial District, serves the largest judicial district in the State of Arkansas. Under Jegley's leadership, the Office has grown to become one of the largest law firms in the State, retaining a staff of 45 Deputy Prosecuting Attorneys, supported by nearly 70 investigators, victim witness coordinators, and administrative professionals. The Office handles thousands of criminal prosecutions each year.
Jegley is a cum laude graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Journal and the Arkansas Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree from Hendrix College. He has been named a Distinguished Alumnus of Little Rock Catholic High School.
Prior to joining the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Sixth Judicial District, Jegley served as the Chief Staff Attorney for the Arkansas Court of Appeals. Before joining the Court of Appeals, Jegley was legal advisor to the North Little Rock Police Department, staff attorney for the Arkansas Public Service Commission and instructor of law and legal clinic supervisor for the UALR Law School. He was also in private practice.
Jegley is a member of the American, Arkansas and Pulaski County Bar Associations, National District Attorney’s Association, and is President of the Arkansas Prosecuting Attorney’s Association, having previously served as President in 2001. He has served on the Supreme Court Committee on Criminal Jury Instructions, the Court’s Committee on Automation, the Bar Association’s Judicial Discipline Task Force, and the State Drug Abuse Coordinating Council.
Jegley is a member of Holy Souls Catholic Church. His wife, Angela, is an Assistant United States Attorney. The couple has two children, Amanda and Adam. The family lives on their farm near Roland north of Pinnacle Mountain in Pulaski County.
The utmost priority of the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney, Sixth Judicial District, is the delivery of justice to crime victims and their families. To that end, the Office and its representatives faithfully employ respect, honor, and integrity in every investigation and prosecution, regardless of the race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status or country of origin of the victim or defendant.